Police fatalities in 2020

Not counting COVID-19, fewer U.S. police officers died in the line of duty in 2020 than in any year since 1959. According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 48 officer deaths were firearms related, 44 were traffic related, and 27 were due to other non-COVID causes, for a total of 119, as reported here. Currently, an additional 145 deaths are counted as COVID-related, with more expected to be identified.

One Response to “Police fatalities in 2020”

  1. Redd Davis Says:

    Thank you so much for showing your love and appreciation to our fallen officers

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